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The Supreme Court decides to support the most controversial part of Arizona's immigration law.
The -- backing states' rights.
Leaving some to ask whether this is a clue to the Supreme Court state of mind.
Well the nation's highest court decide the federal government has gone too far and limit its powers when it comes to the Obama -- individual mandate.
With more on this Republican senator John Barrasso of Wyoming joins me now senator welcome back to the show great to have you.
I do do you think this decision on immigration and had tells you anything at all about their mindset right now in their view on Obama care.
Well I'm not sure Jerry you know I was in the courtroom today for that ruling on the immigration law in Arizona this.
I was there actually hoping that the health care -- decision would come out today we now know that it will come out.
-- on Thursday so you have lots of people.
A waiting to see but no matter which way the court rules on the health care law it is still bad legislation are it is still.
-- they -- senator 'cause I do wanna ask you.
Which way do you think they will go will they make the individual mandate illegal what are they gonna do.
Well -- the American people overwhelmingly believe that it is unconstitutional.
They believe that the Supreme Court.
Would would -- actually should rule that way because.
Sake that the government should be able to come into your home and tell you have to buy a government approved product that's why -- quoted -- 72% of Americans.
Believe that the Supreme Court should find the health care law unconstitutional.
Well you know it's interesting because 77% of those polled recently an eight PG FK.
They say that if this goes down they want you guys they want congress to start work on a new health care bill if that's the case what -- that bill look like.
Well it should do the kind of things -- the American people -- asked for from the beginning.
They want to care that they need.
From the doctor that they choose not that the government chooses -- that insurance company chooses but it got doctor that they choose.
At lower cost of me -- was supposed to be the whole purpose behind.
A discussion and debate on health care over the last couple of years.
But instead what we had was -- behind closed doors are writing of the of the bill -- -- by the by the president.
You know was supposed to be on C span it was not.
It was -- all kind of a one size fits all with though the Democrats voting along party lines and the American people standing up and saying.
No this isn't what we're looking for.
It was 2700 -- which as well.
Let me ask you this though the American public is that there are two things out of obamacare that they really really like.
And that's allowing kids to -- on their parents' insurance -- early age of 26.
And allowing people with preexisting conditions to get coverage is that something that you would champion.
Well it is something I would work together with others and and what we need to do is a bipartisan effort and step by step way we are not gonna repeat the mistakes made by the Democrats.
Less -- -- played here you can accomplish those things.
And a lot cheaper than a two and a half trillion dollar bill which is what we see what this health care law which I believe is gonna bankrupt America.
Do you think in getting work on this done before the election if in fact the Supreme Court decides to deep six this bill or parts of this -- Well if the Supreme Court actually does what you've just described there and finds the entire law unconstitutional.
I look forward to working with people on the doctor.
I came to congress to deal with the issues of health care.
To help lower the cost of care to help making care available to more and more individuals the president continued to confuse the words coverage.
With care he focused so much on coverage by putting seventy million more Americans on Medicaid.
But not really focused on getting.
Care to people and affordable care and that's where the health care law has failed miserably.
So far to -- senator thanks for coming on tonight appreciate your time.
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